Stall-fed
Stall-feed Stall"-feed` (-f[=e]d`), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stall-fed} (-f[e^]d`); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stall-feeding}.] To feed and fatten in a stall or on dry fodder; as, to stall-feed an ox. [1913 Webster]

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  • stall-fed — /stawl fed /, adj. (of animals) confined to and fed in a stall, esp. for fattening. [1545 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • stall-fed — adjective (of livestock) kept and fed in a stall in order to fatten for the market • Similar to: ↑nourished …   Useful english dictionary

  • stall-fed — a. Stable kept, fatted …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • stall-feed — [stôl′fēd΄] vt. stall fed [stôl′fed΄] stall feeding to feed (an animal kept inactive in a stall) for fattening …   English World dictionary

  • Stall-feed — ( f[=e]d ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stall fed} ( f[e^]d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stall feeding}.] To feed and fatten in a stall or on dry fodder; as, to stall feed an ox. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stall-feeding — Stall feed Stall feed ( f[=e]d ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stall fed} ( f[e^]d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stall feeding}.] To feed and fatten in a stall or on dry fodder; as, to stall feed an ox. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stall-feed — /stawl feed /, v.t., stall fed, stall feeding. 1. to keep and feed (an animal) in a stall. 2. to fatten (an animal) for slaughter by stall feeding. [1755 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • stall-feed — transitive verb (stall fed; feeding) Date: 1554 to feed in a stall especially so as to fatten < stall feed an ox > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stall — 1. noun /stɔːl,stɔl,stɑl/ a) A compartment for a single animal in a stable or cattle shed. He looked in vain into the stalls for the butcher who had sold fresh meat twice a week, on market days... b) A small open fronted shop, for example in a… …   Wiktionary

  • stall-feed — /ˈstɔl fid/ (say stawl feed) verb (t) (stall fed, stall feeding) 1. to keep and feed (an animal) in a stall. 2. to fatten by this process, as an animal for killing …   Australian English dictionary

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